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Three Furrows In Tongue
Get checked?: If you have not had your dentist look at it, do it! it may be as simple as inflamed taste buds, or for that matter they may be normal you just never noticed them before. If your general dentist does not know he can refer you to an oral surgeon for a closer look. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been craving salt so much for the past three days and it feels like the only way to satisfy it is to sprinkle salt on my tongue. why?
Several issues maybe: Salt craving can sometimes be caused by a serious underlying medical condition, such as Addison's disease (adrenal insufficiency) or Bartter syndrome (a serious underlying kidney disorder). More common causes may be form lack of sodium as acquired through heavy seating periods or dehydration, causing salt loss in your system, etc. Seek medical help as increased salt may lead to high BP too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For the last three years the back of my tongue has been dark purple. It does change, get lighter but never 100% uniform. I am in good health.?
Coated tongue?: It' probably a coating on your tongue and could be related to many factors. In order to get it diagnosed accurately, you will need to see a dentist (or oral surgeon) who may refer you to a physician (or ENT specialist) depending upon his\her findings. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have what looks to be three taste buds on the side of my tongue that look like little spikes. They are not painful, but it feels like I have a hair?
I have had red bumps on my tongue for the past three weeks and i need know what cause those red bumps to come to mu tongue?
Hard to Say: There are may possibilities for this and you didn't say if it hurts or not. Since they have been there 3 weeks, you need to see your dentist & have it evaluated. If you have recently starting taking a new medication, or are eating more of something recently than your have in the past this could be the culprit but either way it needs to be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer